1 10, 2017

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, Vertical Forests, Megacities, More

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Prospect Park Alliance In “New Goat Crew Arrives on Lookout Hill”, Prospect Park Alliance tells how goats continue to aid in forest restoration after Hurricane Sandy by munching on invasive plants–a quarter of their body weight’s worth each day! The ruminants have been observed to [...]

24 05, 2016

Urban Forestry in the News: Goats, David Nowak/i-Tree, Pelham Bay Park Research, more

By |2016-05-24T17:52:02-04:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Urban Forestry in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In “Can Hungry Goats Restore Urban Forests?” writer Jessica Leigh Hester describes how officials are using a herd of goats in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to browse invasive plants that took hold after Hurricane Sandy blew down trees, leaving open earth exposed to sunlight. The herd is on [...]

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